We are always reading about giving trends, research, best practices and and inspiring stories about people who have made a difference in our world. Here is a list of some of our favorite resources.
Individual and Family Giving
Non-Profit Rating Sites
Guidestar.org-connects donors and grantmakers to non-profit organizations.
Charity Navigator-America’s largest independent charity evaluator, provides free ratings of the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of thousands of non-profits.
GiveWell– A nonprofit dedicated to finding outstanding giving opportunities through in-depth analysis. Thousands of hours of research have gone into finding our top-rated charities. They’re evidence-backed, thoroughly vetted, and underfunded.
Bolder Giving– inspires and supports people to give at their full lifetime potential
Laura Arrillaga-Andeessen Foundation– serves as a catalyst to help make giving (of all forms and sizes) matter more
Philanthropy Roadmaps-A series of booklets created by Rockefeller Foundation.
PBS Kids– A guide to help you volunteer with your children
One of my favorite philanthropic resources is the Philanthropy Roadmap Series created by The Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. They have a lot of other booklets but these are my favorite!
Learning about certain Interest areas:
Philanthropy Roundtable Magazine-Focused on Education